Addressing Surging Electrical Costs

Posted on November 22, 2022

HARTFORD – Please be aware that our electricity prices will be surging this winter. Eversource and United Illuminating have requested approval by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) to increase electricity rates from 12.1 cents per kWh to 24.2 cents per kWh, and 10.62 cents per kWh to 31.94 cents per kWh, respectively, starting January 1, 2023. Please see this November 17, 2022 consumer alert from the Office of Consumer Counsel.

While this alert says rates are rising mainly because

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Connecticut State Community College Offering Free Small Business and Startup Seminars

Posted on October 25, 2022

HARTFORD – The Connecticut State Community College system, which encompasses the state’s community colleges, has announced it is offering free statewide small business and startup seminars for anyone wanting to learn specific skill sets.

The courses, which will continue through December, cover a variety of topics including e-commerce, social media, cybersecurity, blockchain, financing, startup law, and startup fundraising, with more seminars to come.

Sessions are offered virtually and in person and

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Community Members Donate More than 1,000 School Supplies During Drive Organized by State Rep. Fiorello

Posted on September 22, 2022

STAMFORD, CT – State Rep. Kimberly Fiorello (R-149th) hosted her Annual Back to School Supply Drive and volunteers distributed more than 1,000 essential school supplies for children attending Roxbury Elementary School in Stamford.

Inflation has caused the cost of food and school supplies to increase exponentially in the past year and “families in many communities often have to make the hard decisions on whether to buy important school supplies,” said State Representative Kimberly Fiorello.


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